- 320 Pages
- Released: October 5, 2005
- Originally Released: 2005
- Publisher: National Geographic
Description by OLDIES.com:
Scroll through a beautiful visual tour through our national pastime's history and read anecdotes of how the game enriched people's lives both young and old. This is a wonderful tribute to a wonderful game, providing a little bit of everything for any fan of the game. Throughout the fantastic photographs, read about the history of the game, the equipment, the players, and the fans.
Baseball As America examines how the American landscape, our language, literature, entertainment, food, and summertime living all bear the mark of a 19th-century game that has become intertwined with our nation's values and aspirations. Baseball As America is the official companion volume to the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum's unprecedented national traveling exhibition. Features more than 200 original and archival photographs that bring the game to life on its pages. Perfect for every baseball fan, indeed every American, Baseball As America is a comprehensive panorama of the game America has grown up with.